Best eCommerce Drop-Shipping COURSE?

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Hello Members:

I have been looking at starting an eCommerce Store soon, with Drop Shipping - and I've been researching some of the (many) different eCommerce Courses out there.

I'm wondering if anyone might have some comments about - or recommendations on - any of the following courses (pro - con, etc)...

1)- eFormulaEvolution.com ($1497) - from Tim, Steve, Aidan, Ryan & Daniel

2)- ProfitableOnlineStore.com ($699) - from Steve Chow

3)- Insider.eCommerceFuel.com ($599) - from Andrew Youderian

4)- DropShipLifestyle.com ($497) - from Anton Kraly

5)- StoreCoach.com ($277 ?) - from David Hermansen

These all look like exceptional courses - but for me, as a newbie to eCommerce & Drop Shipping - it's a difficult decision.

Any thoughts or HELP on the above would be greatly appreciated.

Many thanks!

Jim Arcom
#dropshipping #ecommerce
  • Profile picture of the author Anton Louis
    I just posted this on another thread but it applies here as well:

    I'm not sure about the other ones because I've never been through them but if you're interested in hearing more from my members I've just added a bunch of video testimonials to my sales page

    Good luck with whatever you choose!
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    • Profile picture of the author James Arcom
      Hi Anton:

      Many thanks for your response.

      Yes, I've looked at your course - it appears to be outstanding.

      I'm hoping to be able to make a decision on this shortly.

      You are appreciated.

      Sincerely / Jim A.
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    • Profile picture of the author sbucciarel
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      Originally Posted by Anton Louis View Post

      I just posted this on another thread but it applies here as well:
      Anton, was your user name Alksense at one time? Pardon me if I'm wrong, but I thought the avatar was similar and your posts also.
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      • Profile picture of the author bloomingrose
        You all rock. I like the concept of eBay, but it is very hard to ramp it up, and I am tired of dealing with stuff all around. Unless I get into some wholesaling I do not think I can keep it up very long.

        I am eager to dig into all this information!
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      • Profile picture of the author Anton Louis
        Originally Posted by sbucciarel View Post

        Anton, was your user name Alksense at one time? Pardon me if I'm wrong, but I thought the avatar was similar and your posts also.
        Yep. I had the mods change it to my real name awhile back because having everyone refer to me as a made up username was getting pretty weird!
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  • Hey Jim,
    I can’t vouch for any of these courses personally as I haven’t taken them, but I can send you in the direction of some free beginner guides for ecommerce. Andrew Youderian has a great beginner ebook (downloadable from his blog), as well as Richard Lazazzera of A Better Lemonade Stand. Richard also has been documenting the start-to-finish of a new ecommerce site he is building, and has all the PDFs of his tips and findings on his blog (it’s called #TheGreatBuild on his site). These may not be as robust as the courses you mentioned…but they’re free, and a good start to get acclimated. Also, if you’re looking for dropshippers to work with, I’ve seen people on the Shopify forums posts their dropship partners. May be a good place to look. Good luck!
    Tiana with ecomdash
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    • Profile picture of the author James Arcom
      Hi Tiana:

      I appreciate your thoughts above.

      Yes, I already have Andrew's (FREE) eBook - it's almost a course in itself (very generous of him)!

      I was not aware of Richard Lazazzera's "A Better Lemonade Stand" - I'll check that out - thanks.

      I'm just learning about Shopify (and other similar services) - and I especially like the "Shopify University" resource.

      I just visited your site (eComDash.com) - nice - I'll definitely get back to that.

      There's a LOT to learn about ecommerce, obviously - I'm thankful for this Warrior's Forum, and for the willingness of yourself, Anton, and other members to reach out to others.

      Here's wishing you much success and happiness, Tiana.

      Sincerely / Jim A.
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    • Profile picture of the author seany
      Originally Posted by tiana with ecomdash View Post

      Hey Jim,
      I can't vouch for any of these courses personally as I haven't taken them, but I can send you in the direction of some free beginner guides for ecommerce. Andrew Youderian has a great beginner ebook (downloadable from his blog), as well as Richard Lazazzera of A Better Lemonade Stand. Richard also has been documenting the start-to-finish of a new ecommerce site he is building, and has all the PDFs of his tips and findings on his blog (it's called #TheGreatBuild on his site). These may not be as robust as the courses you mentioned...but they're free, and a good start to get acclimated. Also, if you're looking for dropshippers to work with, I've seen people on the Shopify forums posts their dropship partners. May be a good place to look. Good luck!
      Tiana with ecomdash
      Please could you send this to me.
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      • Profile picture of the author bloomingrose
        seany - Just google the people mentioned to get the free eBooks.
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael75065
    These courses are expensive? Our they worth it??


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  • Profile picture of the author jfrates
    Hey James,I hope all is well..I just wanted to chime in and say I have all the courses you listed above and they are all absolutely awesome but if I was pressed to choose in a specific order I would go with drop ship lifestyle if your main focus is going to be drop shipping the forum alone is worth the price of admission plus Anton is extreamly active on the forum it's an all around great environment with top notch video training and if you couple that with store coach you will be good to go.Store coach is free training with a $10.00 a month upgrade option so you really can't go wrong.but if your main focus is to have your own eCommerce store I would go with Profitable Online Store just because the video training is great and you get a chance to talk to Steve in a group setting once a week if need be.I am not an affiliate for any of these programs I just wanted to give you my personal opinion and whats helped me get an understanding of this whole eComm/Drop shipping thing.What ever you decide I wish you all the best and if you ever want to brain storm some niche ideas or anything else eComm drop me a PM.

    All the best,

    Jerry
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    • Profile picture of the author ShoppingSignals
      Really jfrates, you have ALL of these courses? If you say so. ;-)

      Originally Posted by jfrates View Post

      Hey James,I hope all is well..I just wanted to chime in and say I have all the courses you listed above and they are all absolutely awesome but if I was pressed to choose in a specific order I would go with drop ship lifestyle if your main focus is going to be drop shipping the forum alone is worth the price of admission plus Anton is extreamly active on the forum it's an all around great environment with top notch video training and if you couple that with store coach you will be good to go.Store coach is free training with a $10.00 a month upgrade option so you really can't go wrong.but if your main focus is to have your own eCommerce store I would go with Profitable Online Store just because the video training is great and you get a chance to talk to Steve in a group setting once a week if need be.I am not an affiliate for any of these programs I just wanted to give you my personal opinion and whats helped me get an understanding of this whole eComm/Drop shipping thing.What ever you decide I wish you all the best and if you ever want to brain storm some niche ideas or anything else eComm drop me a PM.

      All the best,

      Jerry
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      • Profile picture of the author jfrates
        Originally Posted by ShoppingSignals View Post

        Really jfrates, you have ALL of these courses? If you say so. ;-)
        Actually I do have all the courses listed above except for eFormulaEvolution.com which you should of noticed I didn't mention in my review,what would be my purpose for leaving reviews on something I don't own with no affiliate links attached? other than helping a fellow warrior out... so take your negativity and sarcasm and get a life or a job dude.Why is there always one of these guys on every thread?
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  • Profile picture of the author James Arcom
    Hi Jerry - many thanks for taking the time to give me your comments above.

    Yes, from what I've seen, I like both Anton's and Steve's courses, as well as "StoreCoach.com" and "ABetterLemonStand.com" (and others, including Andrew Youderian's material!) - all seem to be providing exceptional guidance for newbies (and the more experienced).

    You make some good points.

    CANADA - As a Canadian, I'm also interested in getting set up correctly, to enable me to target the USA market (10 x the Canadian :>)

    USA - LEGAL - So, the "legal" issues of - a USA bank account - tax ID# - best type of business structure, etc, are all likely important. Not sure as yet which of the courses might touch on these factors.

    Again, your input is much appreciated, as I'm still in the "learning" stages of ecommerce right now.

    Sincerely / Jim A.
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  • Profile picture of the author aquasamo
    So, which one is the best one?
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    • Profile picture of the author James Arcom
      Hi Otto:

      That was most generous of you!

      Many thanks for sharing this resource.

      I will definitely visit your link to see this material.

      Here's to much success ahead for you.

      Sincerely / Jim A.
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  • Profile picture of the author technomad
    I have tried both Drop Ship Lifestyle and Ecommerce Fuel. I think they are both very good products and do not regret the purchases. They are slightly different in their methods however.

    I'd say Ecommerce Fuel has more variety to their training, including a conversation with a drop shipping rep and tips on forming a company, along with the normal niche selection and website stuff. I think Andrew also better explains his reasoning for giving certain advice. The one weak point would be a lack of any communication with Andrew. He has a private forum but its only for established professionals.

    Drop Ship Lifestyle is a more focused, step by step approach. There are fewer videos but they focus pretty much entirely on getting the store up and running. The course is designed to be followed pretty much to the letter. Also, unlike Ecommerce Fuel, Anton has a forum for students that is fairly active, with Anton posting pretty regularly. The one criticism I had was the lack of reason for doing something a certain way. However, the forum does a lot of clarify any issues.

    Either way, there is no magic bullet. They both require actual work. If you cannot do that, you will fail.
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    • Profile picture of the author Anton Louis
      Originally Posted by technomad View Post

      I have tried both Drop Ship Lifestyle and Ecommerce Fuel. I think they are both very good products and do not regret the purchases. They are slightly different in their methods however.

      I'd say Ecommerce Fuel has more variety to their training, including a conversation with a drop shipping rep and tips on forming a company, along with the normal niche selection and website stuff. I think Andrew also better explains his reasoning for giving certain advice. The one weak point would be a lack of any communication with Andrew. He has a private forum but its only for established professionals.

      Drop Ship Lifestyle is a more focused, step by step approach. There are fewer videos but they focus pretty much entirely on getting the store up and running. The course is designed to be followed pretty much to the letter. Also, unlike Ecommerce Fuel, Anton has a forum for students that is fairly active, with Anton posting pretty regularly. The one criticism I had was the lack of reason for doing something a certain way. However, the forum does a lot of clarify any issues.

      Either way, there is no magic bullet. They both require actual work. If you cannot do that, you will fail.
      Thanks for posting! I think the private forum is by far our biggest asset. There are over 11,000 posts with tons of information from well over 1,000 students sharing what is working for them and what doesn't. Everyone is super helpful and honestly just wants everyone else to succeed. I'm still amazed by how much information people share daily for no other reason than to help others see results

      The videos are great for getting started but the forum is really where everything comes together!
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  • Profile picture of the author jfrates
    James, if you need validation of my reviews let me know I can send you pay pal receipts for all of the courses listed above except for eFormulaEvolution.com good luck buddy.

    I also wanted to mention that the thefastlaneforum.com has a lot of cool eComm/Drop shipping info on there as well. It's a free forum and you have to dig around a bit but there's some good stuff on there.

    All the best,

    Jerry
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  • Profile picture of the author James Arcom
    Hello Partners:

    It's been a while since I've been in here.

    I wish to THANK each of you for your generous responses to my original question.

    There are "many" outstanding eCommerce Courses out there - with exceptional teachers - I've reviewed a lot of them.

    However, as it turns out, after extensive research and analysis, I ended up enrolling in the eFormula Evolution Course (now closed) - a very large investment - but a decision I have not regretted for one minute.

    I have been extremely impressed with the high quality course content ,and the level of coaching by (5) top experts in this field.

    Again, my sincere appreciation!

    Warmly / Jim A.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brogan
    I have eFormulaEvolution also and it's pretty good. I am thinking about getting Dropship Lifestyle from all the positive reviews....
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  • Profile picture of the author sbucciarel
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    If I were going to buy one now, I'd probably get Anton's course. I have bought several from Sam England and they were great
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  • Profile picture of the author heliiva
    I am new to this forum and very appreciative to all the information shared here. I am also trying to decide between the different courses offered. I am strongly leaning towards Drop Ship Lifestyle.
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    • Profile picture of the author LeafCrAzY93
      Don't buy any courses. Use the free resources mentioned above and you can figure the rest out. It's really not that complex.
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  • Profile picture of the author rodfres01
    Hi guys,

    Im new to this forum.

    So, if you only had to choose one course, what would you choose? I'm looking for the best ecommerce course(not necessarily for dropshipping). Very interested in taking courses with more one on one consultation coz I find it more personalized and I live in Asia so I think the approach might be different.

    Would appreciate your help.

    Thank you.
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  • Profile picture of the author WilliamVillagran
    I have never used any of those courses but what does it hurt to try. When I first learned about buying items online to resell them it took me a lot of trial and error but if one of those courses can actually teach it to you hey that is awesome and will save you time.
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  • Profile picture of the author vanderland
    James Arcom,

    Could you share with us, what was your final decision? I am in a similar situation (so far in the USA) and would like to know what was your choice and what do you have to say about it.

    Thanks
    Van Der
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  • Profile picture of the author xwestonx
    Personally I went with Anton's course. I am very green to ecommerce, but overall I have been very impressed with the website and the information contained within the course. The forum has been very worthwhile as well. As I said, I am new to it, so I can't report any success but it has certainly caused me to think and dig deeper. There has been really great information on niche selection (arguably the hardest part, at least for me) and market research.
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    • Profile picture of the author andrejka007
      Which one of these courses would most suit non-US residents?
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      • Profile picture of the author Dermius
        Originally Posted by andrejka007 View Post

        Which one of these courses would most suit non-US residents?
        Hi Andrejka I have no experience with the other courses but I am a Dropship lifestyle member and I can tell you that the course has a specific page and short video about how best to continue with the material if you are non-us.

        But more importantly, in the forum there are plenty of very active non-us members who answer questions frequently related to doing business in the US (and elsewhere) as a non-resident. In particular there is a dedicated thread for non-US members where a lot of stuff is covered and it is a live thread with updates regularly.

        I'm a recent subscriber so can't say much else but I would recommend the course and the forum.
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  • Profile picture of the author laxman200
    Originally Posted by James Arcom View Post

    Hello Members:

    I have been looking at starting an eCommerce Store soon, with Drop Shipping - and I've been researching some of the (many) different eCommerce Courses out there.

    I'm wondering if anyone might have some comments about - or recommendations on - any of the following courses (pro - con, etc)...

    1)- eFormulaEvolution.com ($1497) - from Tim, Steve, Aidan, Ryan & Daniel

    2)- ProfitableOnlineStore.com ($699) - from Steve Chow

    3)- Insider.eCommerceFuel.com ($599) - from Andrew Youderian

    4)- DropShipLifestyle.com ($497) - from Anton Kraly

    5)- StoreCoach.com ($277 ?) - from David Hermansen

    These all look like exceptional courses - but for me, as a newbie to eCommerce & Drop Shipping - it's a difficult decision.

    Any thoughts or HELP on the above would be greatly appreciated.

    Many thanks!

    Jim Arcom
    Drop shipping is a supply chain management technique in which the retailer does not keep goods in stock, but instead transfers customer orders and shipment details to either the manufacturer or a wholesaler, who then ships the goods directly to the customer. As in retail businesses, the majority of retailers make their profit on the difference between the wholesale and retail price but some retailers earn an agreed percentage of the sales in commission, paid by the wholesaler to the retailer.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jerry Mills
    Ive been very happy with dropship domination. Never done anything online and started Dec 2013 for $20/mo learning ebay arbitrage. They have a suite of products that includes amazon arbitrage and importing from China. Now working with a group from there focused on training Filipino VAs to handle to handle the daily income producing activities and scale up.
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  • Profile picture of the author Robert X
    Drop Ship Lifestyle is now $997. Big difference. I would have got it at $497

    Robert C.

    p.s. Anton, if you wanna give it to Warriors (or just me) at $497, I will join on the spot!
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    • Profile picture of the author vanderland
      Originally Posted by Robert X View Post

      Drop Ship Lifestyle is now $997. Big difference. I would have got it at $497

      Robert C.

      p.s. Anton, if you wanna give it to Warriors (or just me) at $497, I will join on the spot!
      I started looking for learning tools one week before the upgrade... when I went back to the site to buy it was too late... they had a promotion on the end of the year, and my vacation made me miss the good price. But I understand that there was an upgrade on the course.

      I hope Anton create a promotion for us too.

      Van Der Fran
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  • Profile picture of the author Robert X
    There ya go Anton,

    You have people willing to pay the $497,,, ready and waiting. So what's better, many more $497 sales or not getting those at all and maybe a few $997 sales.

    Yes, I know how the system works, it takes way less selling at $1000 than $500. We all know that. It's how IM works.

    However, I learned from "Multiple Streams of Online Income" By Robert G. Allen that you should charge the people what they are willing to pay (of course within reason,, not saying $37). I'm willing to pay $500 but not $1000. In fact, he says you should send out a questionaire and ask what people would pay for your course. I'm sure people would even say they'd pay $2000+. (and pay it happily)

    You should try that approach some time. But for now, a few others and myself will happily pay you $500.
    PM me if you're down for that.

    Robert C.

    p.s. so for now which $500 dollar course do others recommend? (Hurry Anton! Money doesn't wait)
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    • Profile picture of the author vanderland
      Originally Posted by Robert X View Post

      There ya go Anton,

      You have people willing to pay the $497,,, ready and waiting. So what's better, many more $497 sales or not getting those at all and maybe a few $997 sales.

      Yes, I know how the system works, it takes way less selling at $1000 than $500. We all know that. It's how IM works.

      However, I learned from "Multiple Streams of Online Income" By Robert G. Allen that you should charge the people what they are willing to pay (of course within reason,, not saying $37). I'm willing to pay $500 but not $1000. In fact, he says you should send out a questionaire and ask what people would pay for your course. I'm sure people would even say they'd pay $2000+. (and pay it happily)

      You should try that approach some time. But for now, a few others and myself will happily pay you $500.
      PM me if you're down for that.

      Robert C.

      p.s. so for now which $500 dollar course do others recommend? (Hurry Anton! Money doesn't wait)
      Robert. did you reach your final decision ?
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      • Profile picture of the author ahmed83
        Hi Guys

        I'm also interested in taking one of these courses but I'm not in the US actually and my store now will be run from China and the goods and the products will be sent from China, so which one of the courses above will suit me? any advices please I'm newbie to ecommerce and really need some help.

        Is there any news about any of the courses above will be dome with Warrior forums soon to get some discount? for example is Anton is willing to do the course with warriors forums?


        Regards
        Ahmed
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    • Profile picture of the author trapybp
      Originally Posted by Robert X View Post

      There ya go Anton,

      You have people willing to pay the $497,,, ready and waiting. So what's better, many more $497 sales or not getting those at all and maybe a few $997 sales.

      Yes, I know how the system works, it takes way less selling at $1000 than $500. We all know that. It's how IM works.

      However, I learned from "Multiple Streams of Online Income" By Robert G. Allen that you should charge the people what they are willing to pay (of course within reason,, not saying $37). I'm willing to pay $500 but not $1000. In fact, he says you should send out a questionaire and ask what people would pay for your course. I'm sure people would even say they'd pay $2000+. (and pay it happily)

      You should try that approach some time. But for now, a few others and myself will happily pay you $500.
      PM me if you're down for that.

      Robert C.

      p.s. so for now which $500 dollar course do others recommend? (Hurry Anton! Money doesn't wait)

      Haha I recall awhile back the drop shipping lifestyle course was only $27!!!
      Here on WF of course back when his name was Alksense here.
      Apparently he got some good feed back and increased the price accordingly.
      But anywho, I do believe that if Anton is willing to sale this course for half off, then simply asking is all you can do... Haha he is clearly still selling the course and I don't think you quoting other successful marketers will change his mind. Maybe that would work on a newbie... Anywho all you can do is hope for it...
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  • Profile picture of the author Monkmoney
    Step 1. Get resale liscense
    Step 2. Figure out what to sell
    Step.3. Contact manufacturers or distributers of products who actually dropship

    The end

    =)
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  • Profile picture of the author TonyDays
    I was wondering the same as Ahmed above, which course would be the best for doing e commerce in the US while not being US -resident, and not being physically present in the US?

    I heard when you contact suppliers in the US, they ask for EIN number and other legal info. How can non-US residents who are not in the US go about doing this?

    Any help would be highly appreciated!
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  • Profile picture of the author AadhyaMehra
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    Nowaday's it is very important for everyone to be aware of e-commerce and dropshipping who are involved in an e-commerce business.
    I have seen that there are many online tutorials and course are available who provide training of e-commerce and drop shipping.
    You can also refer e-books through which you can get aware of your subject.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jerry Mills
      the best value is always in association, not in the how-tos. Go where theres a robust community to get real-time best practices. Im joining DSLifestyle today as I want to add my own niche ecom sites to my amazon dropshipping and fba biz.

      The other secret sauce with this is to find great VA talent, train them and outsource the business tasks to them, along with the right software tools. The Outsourced Lifestyle program has been key for me with that.
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